Sustainable Seabass Fishery Visit

On Saturday, 26th June 2010 we are taking my mother in law and father in law to Withernsea for a Slow Food North Yorkshire Seabass Fishery Visit. Our host for the day will be Food Journalist/Historian/Chef/Beekeeper/local lad Gerard Baker. The day consists of going down to the beach to BBQ some fresh fish, have a … Read more Sustainable Seabass Fishery Visit

Chef Mike Robinson’s Top Ten Tips for Christmas Dinner

With christmas just around the corner there is no better time for me to be sent the top chef and TV presenter Mike Robinson’s top ten tips for Christmas dinner, The Perfect Roasties Top chefs recommend goose fat  for roasting potatoes for a reason – the fat’s high burn point makes them perfectly crispy. When … Read more Chef Mike Robinson’s Top Ten Tips for Christmas Dinner

The Foodies Books By Joanne Roach

As a former teacher and now a farmer’s wife and farmer/smallholder myself, I love books that are fun but still manage to educate children about food, animals or farming. I was delighted to come across The Foodies set of books written by Joanne Roach. “The Foodies Books are a series of 12 illustrated stories for … Read more The Foodies Books By Joanne Roach

Asparagus And Soft Boiled Guinea Fowl Eggs Recipe

I have a glut of guinea fowl eggs which are delicious soft boiled, and in fact my favourite soft boiled egg. My friends over @ TopVeg suggested that I try serving asparagus with soft boiled guinea fowl eggs so here is the recipe. Ingredients Bunch of asparagus tips. (5/6 per person) Bread for toasting. (2 … Read more Asparagus And Soft Boiled Guinea Fowl Eggs Recipe

Aubergine And Mozzarella Tart From Isobel Of Farmaround

I recently learnt about Isobel Davies and her farmaround business via Helene at Countryside Connection. Farmaround and farmaroundnorth are organic box schemes that deliver the very best seasonal organic food at affordable prices. Farmaround was set up in 1994 and was the first UK box scheme and 5 years ago the scheme was extended to … Read more Aubergine And Mozzarella Tart From Isobel Of Farmaround

Seasonal Food For November

Seasonal food for November includes: Apples Blackberries Beetroot Broccoli Cabbages Carrots Cauliflowers Courgettes Cucumbers French Beans Kohl Rabi Mange Tout Marrows Onions Peas Plums Potatoes Runner Beans Spinach Sugar Snaps Sweetcorn Turnips Click on the image below to go to for more information about this book or visit the Farming Friends Book Shop to go … Read more Seasonal Food For November

Nutritional Value Of Apples

Apples are a fruit that are a good source of; vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and dietary fibre. The nutritional value of apples will vary slightly depending on the variety and size of the apple. Other Health Benefits Low in calories. No cholesterol in apples. No sodium in apples. Click on the image … Read more Nutritional Value Of Apples

Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

I love courgettes / zucchinis and this year I was hoping for many courgettes that I would be able to cook in many different ways trying out new and interesting recipes I have found in the blogging world. I planted twenty courgette plants earlier in the season and all the plants were doing very well … Read more Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

Seasonal Food For July

Seasonal food for July as recommended by FARMA includes: Asparagus Beetroot Broad beans Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Celeriac Cucumber Elderflower Green cabbage Leeks Onions Parsnips New potatoes Purple sprouting broccoli Red Cabbage Rhubarb Radish Spinach Spring greens Spring onions Strawberries Tomatoes Watercress FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It “is a co-operative … Read more Seasonal Food For July